Summer Opera : Manon's Story

THE 14 August 2018
  • Summer Opera : Manon's Story

Summer Opera at the Robinson Theatre !

Free screenings subject to availability.
Reservations to 04 92 97 49 65

The City of Mandelieu-La Napoule is pleased to present, for the fifth consecutive year, its "Opéra d'été" evenings, in partnership with the Opéra national de Paris. The Opéra national de Paris comes to meet new audiences by offering us 2 screen projections of great works from the classical repertoire.

Ballet in three acts - Based on Abbé Prévost's novel "L'histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut".
Music: Jules Massenet - Arrangements and orchestration: Martin Yates
Choreography and direction: Kenneth MacMillan
Set and Costume Design: Nicholas Georgiadis - Lights: John B. Read
Music Director: Martin Yates

"L'Histoire de Manon" by Kenneth Mac Millan has been in the repertoire of the Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris since 1990. This ballet in three acts tells "The Story of the Knight of the Grieux and Manon Lescaut". Two heroes united in an ambitious ballet, able to translate the feelings and emotions of characters abused by the hazards of life and by their own weaknesses. This work describes the crazy passion of the student Des Grieux for the beautiful Manon Lescaut, accused of prostitution and deported to Louisiana.
Pushed to murder by Manon's jailer, the Knight must flee with her into the swamps, where the girl eventually succumbs.

Openings and Rates


Tuesday 14 August 2018 at 9.30 PM.


Free entry.

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